Programs

Arts & the Studio at Sage Hill

Arts Curriculum

Our comprehensive arts program celebrates the natural artist in each of our students.

Ninth Grade Experience
All ninth grade students take an Arts Survey course that serves as a gateway to discovery, exposing freshmen to theater, dance, ceramics, choral music, instrumental music, and visual art.

Throughout their four years at Sage Hill, students may choose from a broad selection of arts courses and co-curricular activities to further develop their artistic abilities. Students are given many opportunities to exhibit, perform, and share their creativity with the community.

Visual Arts
Our visual arts curriculum includes courses in fine and digital arts, from introductory courses to AP Studio Art, as well as numerous opportunities to display student work.

Performing Arts
The performing arts curriculum focuses on both theory and practice, and includes courses in dance, theater, choir, instrumental performance, and AP Music Theory. Membership in the Dance Ensemble and Sage Hill Singers is by audition only and includes winter and spring performances.

All students may also participate in any of three co-curricular theater performances each year: a musical, a play, and our spring One Acts Festival.

In addition to scheduled performances, students regularly perform at school events such as the Multicultural Fair, Town Meetings and Spring Celebration.

The Black Box Theater
Our 30,000 square foot Studio at Sage Hill offers dedicated space for fine and performing arts, including our acoustically advanced Black Box theater.

The Studio also serves as a venue for community arts exhibitions and performances, workshops, lectures and exhibitions, as well as master classes that enhance and enrich the Sage Hill arts curriculum.

Professional Artists and Performers Teach and Share Their Experiences
In addition to student performances and exhibitions, the Studio welcomes professionals to share their talents, craft, and insights with our school and the community.

Our co-production series give students unique opportunities to work with professionals in performances and master classes. Additional Studio events include a variety of films, lectures, and presentations of interest to the community.

Art Exhibit Now Open

The work of local landscape painter Mark Jacobucci is now on display through October 22 in the Le Bon Family Lobby and the Chris Marshall Gallery in the Studio at Sage Hill and behind the reception desk in the Caillouette Family Community Center.

Mark's paintings are primarily landscapes: beaches and coastlines, roads, alleys, and agrarian scenes. Using strong contrast, vibrant colors, and loose, spontaneous brushwork, Mark paints in the plein-air, alla prima style most often in the studio. His style has a contemporary flair which differentiates his landscapes from plein-air artists of the past who may have painted similar scenes. Click here to learn more about Mark Jacobucci.

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